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  • Wiki - the section that answers FAQs - START BY READING THIS SECTION!
    This section provides answers to all the questions that are commonly asked on the forum, so reading this is the best place to start. It provides a definitive source of information covering many aspects of clinical psychology and the field in general, ranging from what clinical psychologists do, how you might get that first foot on the ladder, how to find relevant employment, what the main jargon means, what the current pay scales are, to explaining IAPT and mental health issues.
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    Last post by workingmama View the latest post
    Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:58 pm
  • This website and forum, plus Aspire
    The guidance for posting on and any comments on the forum, suggestions for improvements, etc. Also information about our e-magazine, Aspire, and how to contribute or download your copy.
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    Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:49 pm
  • Job adverts
    Advertise posts here (email to arrange payment, it starts at just £40+vat)
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    Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:43 am
  • Training, events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
    Discuss local psychology graduate / assistant psychologist groups, training events, conferences, meetings and open days. Let people know what is coming up, and report back about events you have attended. Review materials and books here.
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    1506 Posts
    Last post by AlaraoftheBears View the latest post
    Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:48 pm
  • Clinical Doctorate Application Process
    Discuss applications to the clearing house (and to courses that are not in the clearing house system), screening assessments, interviews, reserve lists, places, etc. here
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    30794 Posts
    Last post by ellalouh View the latest post
    Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:27 am
  • Clinical Doctorate Courses
    Discuss the content and style of the different clinical psychology doctoral training courses, the differences between them, placements, teaching, chat to other trainees and connect with other people who have places on the same course
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    10350 Posts
    Last post by np154 View the latest post
    Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:54 pm
  • Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
    The place to ask about degree courses, conversion courses, masters, PhD or other qualifications. Discuss specific courses, their pros and cons, the content, the application process, different institutions, how to fund them, etc. Includes advice if you have a 2:2 and questions on transcripts
    987 Topics
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    Last post by maven View the latest post
    Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:40 pm
  • Applications
    Discuss any aspect of applying for posts or courses (apart from the clinical psychology doctorate which has its own forum section), CVs, application forms, etc
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    4328 Posts
    Last post by jablonski View the latest post
    Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:39 pm
  • Interviews
    Discuss what to expect in job and course interviews, what topics might be covered, how to manage anxiety, and how to get the desired result!
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    4697 Posts
    Last post by maven View the latest post
    Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:11 pm
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
    This section is for discussion relating to the Layard report, and subsequent schemes like Improving Access to Psychological Therapies where lower intensity inteventions are offered in primary care
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    6093 Posts
    Last post by sofia View the latest post
    Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:03 am
  • Professional/Employment Issues
    Issues related to pay, contracts, Agenda for Change, the NHS, the BPS, unions, etc.
    634 Topics
    5972 Posts
    Last post by huwtube View the latest post
    Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:04 pm
  • Careers advice
    Your chance to ask for advice on any aspect of career development that doesn't fit in any of the above categories
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    9759 Posts
    Last post by randomposter View the latest post
    Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:16 pm
  • Academic/Research
    Ask here about academic and research issues, like designing studies, recruiting participants, choosing statistics, submitting for publication, etc.
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    5605 Posts
    Last post by MarkM View the latest post
    Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:05 am
  • Papers and Journal Articles
    Post here to discuss evaluating published research, sharing papers you have found of interest, plus requests for help with literature searches or locating papers
    1425 Topics
    4267 Posts
    Last post by MarkM View the latest post
    Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:20 pm
  • Clinical Issues
    This section is for questions relating to therapy, assessment, formulation and other aspects of working with people in mental health services.
    906 Topics
    5833 Posts
    Last post by maven View the latest post
    Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:39 pm
  • Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
    Anything that does not fit into the above categories, but is related to psychology, including discussion of public and media perceptions of psychology, satire related to psychology, etc.
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    Last post by PolkaDot View the latest post
    Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:05 pm
  • Miscellaneous: Off-topic
    For anything not related to psychology
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    Last post by maven View the latest post
    Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:00 am
  • Members' Area (includes LiveChat)
    This area is accessible to signed in members of the forum only. It contains blogs by forum members, plus information about the LiveChat facility, including details of when we have scheduled live workshops, clubs and discussions, and how to participate. LiveChat events include a chance to discuss and critique journal articles, vignettes and preparation for assessment days. Previous Live Chats will also be archived here.
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    971 Posts
    Last post by ManonFire View the latest post
    Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:36 pm
  • Trainees peer discussion section
    A section for trainees to talk to their peers about issues relevant to training. This is currently a pilot to explore what trainees want to gain from the site.
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    759 Posts
    Last post by ejs516 View the latest post
    Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:07 pm

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